Want Hospital Bed Functionality without the Hospital look? Introducing Flex-A-Bed

We are proud to announce that we are now a qualified dealer and installer for Flex-A-Bed. The Flexabed Hi-Low Adjustable Bed is the ideal bed for those in home healthcare or assisted living environments. In fact, no adjustable bed is more convenient than the Hi-Low model. The base can be raised and lowered vertically with a touch of a button — making the Hi-Low model ideal for customers who require additional assistance when entering or exiting the bed. It is...

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HOW TO MEASURE FOR COMPRESSION SOCKS

Why Compression Socks? According to the American College of Phlebology, more than 80 million Americans suffer from some form of vein disorder.  Venous circulation problems can progressively worsen over time and can affect your health and quality of life. Common conditions to be prescribed compression therapy can be heavy legs, spider veins, varicose veins, edema (swelling) and leg ulcers. By compressing the limb with graduated compression, the compression stocking aids in blood circulation, prevents pooling of blood in the lower extremities, reduces...

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Taking Medication for High Blood Pressure

According to the CDC*, one in every three American Adults have high blood pressure. Anyone can develop high blood pressure, regardless of age.  High blood pressure greatly increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in the United States.  It is often called the "silent killer" Blood pressure is the force of blood against your artery walls as it circulates around your body. When blood pressure is high, there are rarely any outward symptoms. ...

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Had A Great Day at the Danvers High Career Fair

Yesterday I had an opportunity to share our profession with the 9-12th graders at Danvers High School's Career Fair.   I had a great time speaking with students about the profession of pharmacy and owning a independent business. It was great to feel involved in the community and awesome to see the other businesses and professionals that made this day such a success. Special thanks to Rep Ted Speliotis for the invite!  

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How to Fit/Size an Adult Diaper

How to Fit an Adult Diaper How to properly fit an adult diaper is every bit as important as selecting and choosing an adult diaper. Refer to the adult diaper size chart seen below for proper fitting of an adult diaper.  The key to fitting any adult diaper is to have an accurate waist or hip measurement, and choosing an adult diaper requires you to know how to fit an adult diaper.  Remember, size charts are not standard, and can...

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Signature Life- Live Life on Your Terms

North Shore Home Medical Supply is proud to offer Signature Life- a new line of premium safety and mobility products for the home and car! What really sets these products apart from the competition is their sleek look and high end functionality.  Even though the pricing is higher than some of the other solutions we offer, it is a great option for people who want the best! Some of Our Favorite Signature Life Items Include: Elite Travel Walker   This small,...

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Medication Therapy Management, MTM

  WHAT IS MEDICATION THERAPY MANAGEMENT (MTM) ? Medication Therapy Management (MTM) encompasses a broad range of health care services provided by pharmacists.  The pharmacy profession defines MTM as a distinct service or group of services that optimizes therapeutic outcomes for individual patients. Medication Therapy Management (MTM) is a patient  centered process of care that includes assessment and evaluation of the patient and his or her complete medication therapy regimen rather than focusing on an individual medication product.   MTM services can be...

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We are Now Proud to Carry Sigvaris Compression

North Shore Home Medical Supply is proud to now offer Sigvaris Compression Garments! What are Compression Garments? Compression garments, also known as compression socks are used for a variety of purposes, from DVT prevention to eliminating "spider veins.  Common uses of Compression include: Increases venous blood flow Decreases venous blood volume Reduces reflux in diseased superficial and/or deep veins Reduces a pathologically elevated venous pressure  Reduces an elevated oedema of the tissue Increases the drainage of nocious substances Reduces inflammation Sustains...

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